Public Meeting - Dupont St. Underpass Mural

Jul 28 2011 19:00
Jul 28 2011 21:00

There will be a public meeting regarding the railway underpass mural on the south side of Dupont St. between Campbell and Lansdowne Avenues. You may recall that this is the location of local artist Joel Richardson's mural, which was accidentally removed by the City (more details about that incident can be found here).

Meeting details:

When: Thursday, July 28, 7PM
Where: St. Luigi's school, 2 Ruskin Ave.

The following is a press release from artist Joel Richardson:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CITY MEETING REGARDING JOEL RICHARDSON’S DUPONT STREET MURAL ERASED BY THE CITY

In June the City of Toronto painted over the mural of artist Joel Richardson, a mural the City had commissioned Richardson to paint. After realizing the mistake the city invited Richardson to paint another mural on the same spot.

On July 28th Richardson along with Graffiti writer AMOS, will unveil their new design for the Dupont Street Mural.

The meeting will take place at St. Luigi’s Catholic School, on July 28th, at 7pm. The meeting will be a referendum on Richardson and AMOS’s new mural design.

Richardson and AMOS invite press, artists, and the community to come out and vote, wear a suit and tie to support their new mural plans.

Councilor Ana Bailao will host the meeting.

Bomb Shelter owner and Street Art go to guy ZION will also be in attendance to speak of the importance of art on our streets in a continued campaign to gain recognition of the importance and relevance of Street Art.

Joel, Zion, and Amos will be available for interviews.

Please contact: Anneli Ekborn – 416 843 7205, sabethproductions@rogers.com.
Joel Richardson – 647.999.5512 joel@joelricahrdson.com

IMAGERY:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/joelarichardson/5941255632/in/photostream

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Joel's Mural in The Villager

The Villager / Inside Toronto has another article about Joel's mural:
http://www.insidetoronto.com/news/local/article/1057346--artists-prepare...

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